Kauai Coffee Company

Farm in Waimea Canyon & the Westside

A short drive east of town on Hwy 540, the island's biggest coffee estate is planted with more than 4 million trees, producing about 60% of the state's entire crop. Around the back of the plantation store and visitor center you can glimpse the roasting process, peruse historical photographs and sample estate-grown coffees including a robust peaberry and flavored chocolate macadamia nut.

Afterward, take a quick self-guided walking tour of the farm, or join a free guided tour. The rolling seaside plantation, where coffee berries are cooled by trade winds, is 100% powered by renewable energy. Dive further into the brewing process with an in-depth tour and tasting, available Tuesday and Thursday at 8:30am ($20).

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